Seonnongdan is a place where ‘Seonnongje’ spreading the value of agriculture was held. In Seonnongdan, the king plowed a filed and demonstrated farming. A 600-year-old juniper tree next to Seonnongdan stands with the history of Seonnongje.
Seonnongdan History & Culture Museum is located right beside Seonnongdan and the museum is a great place for learning Seonnongje and Seonnongdan more deeply. The museum exhibits relics used during Seonnongje and people can get closer to Seonnongdan by experiencing traditional clothing and taking photos with Seonnongje.
Seoul Yangnyeongsi takes up 70 % of medicinal herbs traded in Korea. Seoul Oriental Medicine Promotion Center with history of oriental medicine is located inside the market. The center provides various experiences. For instance, people can diagnose their body and find healthy ingredients based on ‘Sasang Constitutional Medicine’ suggested by Jema Yi who was a doctor in Joseon Dynasty.
Gyeongdong Market is a place keeping the form of traditional market in Seoul and the market provides the atmosphere of market in the past. The market was naturally formed as farm produces by farmers from North Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do entered the region through former Seongdong Station and Cheongnyangni Station after the Korean War. Agricultural products, marine products, and herbs including ginseng are available at Gyeongdong Market